Respondus Lockdown Browser - How do I install two versions for use in Blackboard and Canvas/Sakai? - Canvas
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Respondus Lockdown Browser – How do I install two versions for use in Blackboard and Canvas/Sakai?

The version of Lockdown Browser available in Rutgers Canvas and Sakai is different than the version from Rutgers Blackboard.  If you need to use Lockdown Browser to take an exam or quiz in both Rutgers Blackboard and Canvas/Sakai, then you will need to install two versions of the application on your computer. The directions below assume you have the Blackboard version already installed on your computer

PC

  1. Follow the directions to download and install Lockdown Browser.
  2. Select the option for a second institution.radio dial for second institution highlighted
  3. Click Next.
  4. In your Windows menu, you will now see two versions of Lockdown Browser.

Application menu showing 2 versions of Lockdown browser

Macintosh

  1. Navigate to your Applications folder.
  2. Locate your existing copy of Lockdown Browser.
  3. Right-click to show the mouse menu.
  4. Click Rename.
  5. Rename the application to include version (Blackboard).
  6. Follow the directions to download and install Lockdown Browser. You may opt to rename the second version for Canvas.

Macition Application folder with 2 copies of Lockdown Browser